"GENOA"
THE SOLE CITY IN HISTORY NAMING A SAIL

FIV and its Headquarter

Yacht Club Italiano
THE OLDEST YACHT CLUB IN THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA

AN EXCELLENCE
IN RESPECT OF THE ENVIRONMENT

HEMPEL WORLD CUP SERIES

THE OLYMPIC PATHWAY FOR ELITE SAILORS
28 OF THE 30 MEDAL WINNERS AT RIO 2016 WERE WORLD CUP SERIES MEDALLISTS.

The Series is an annual circuit of Olympic sailing for elite and professional sailors, and a key touchpoint for fans and media to connect to the sport of sailing and develop support for athletes on their road to Tokyo 2020.
Over 2000 of the world’s leading sailors, representing over 75 nations, have competed in the World Cup Series since its inception in 2008.
Mirroring the Olympic style of sailing in format, duration and fleet sizes, the World Cup Series provides insight into the leading contenders and Olympic medal hopefuls.
Crossing the globe and at all stages of the four-year Olympic cycle, the World Cup Series is the definitive guide to the best-of-the-best in Olympic sailing.

The sailing classes involved in the World cup series are the ones that competing in the olympics:

  • Laser and Laser Radial
  • 470 M and 470 W
  • 49er and 49erFX
  • Finn
  • RS:X M and RS:X W
  • Nacra 17
  • 2.4mR (Para World Sailing)
  • Mixed Two PErson Offshore Keelboat (Showcase event)

The 2020 Genova Event

From 11 to 19 April 2020, Genoa will host the event will act as the European continental qualification regatta for Tokyo 2020, marking its importance to the international sailing calendar.

Racing at Hempel World Cup Series Genoa will be held using the entire area of Fiera di Genova, the same venue that hosts the International Boat Show every year.

Hempel World Cup Series Genoa is not just about competition and sport, but also entertainment. The event will be dedicated to the people of the city with activities scheduled throughtout the event. The Opening Ceremony will be held in the city centre, sunset beach parties at Jean Nouvel Pavillion and further events and celebrations all around the city. Local shops and businesses will also collaborate to enhance and excite the city of Genoa during the Hempel World Cup Series.

All of the city will be able to enjoy the sailing event from the coastline and on Saturday and Sunday, Medal Races will be broadcast live across World Sailing’s YouTube Channel

www.youtube.com/worldsailingtv

A location known well for its facilities and ease of logistics.

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